Osaka “shocked” after the disappearance of Peng Shuai


Emmanuel LANGELLIER, Media365: published on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 09:53 a.m.

In turn, Naomi Osaka reacted to the disappearance of Peng Shuai, who has not given any sign of life for several days after accusing a senior former Chinese leader of rape.

The days go by and the worry grows. We haven’t heard from Peng Shuai for at least a week now. On November 11, we learned that the Chinese player had not given any sign of life for several days. Earlier this month, the former world 14th accused a senior former Chinese leader, former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli, of coercing her into sex three years ago and making her his mistress. .

Djokovic: “It’s shocking that she disappeared”

Launched on the social network Weibo, the accusation was then quickly censored on the Internet by the Chinese authorities. Then 35-year-old Peng Shuai did not give any sign of life. Worrisome … After the WTA, a big name in tennis had given his reaction: the world number 1 Novak Djokovic. “I don’t have a lot of information on the subject, I heard about it a week ago and honestly, it’s shocking that she’s gone. There is not much else to say. Hopefully she will be (re) found, that she is fine. It’s terrible, I can just imagine what his family must feel, ”said the best player in the world in Turin where he is playing in the Masters.

Osaka: “I am shocked at the current situation”

After the boss of the little yellow ball, it is a former number 1 who has just spoken. Naomi Osaka took to the pen on social networks. “Hello everyone, I don’t know if you are following the news but I was recently informed that a tennis player was missing after revealing that she had been sexually abused. Censorship is never a good thing. I hope Peng Shuai and his family are safe and well. I am shocked at the current situation. I send him love, ”wrote the Japanese. Osaka accompanied his post with the hashtag #WhereIsPengShuai, which went viral on Twitter.



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